Calls for Artists

Local and national juried, and non-juried, competitions for artists of all media, including RACC calls for artists.

We do not upload files with notices but enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organizations website. So we prefer short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site. To find out more about listed items, please use the contact information for that notice. Do not contact RACC, unless it is listed as a RACC opportunity.

This service is free to the public.To submit a notice for this page, email the listing to mbauer@racc.org.

6/5/15
6/5/15

The Constitutional: A St. Johns Art Party Series is a monthly interactive event offering a distinct combination of artworks, demonstrations, hands-on art making, and performances. The goal is to...

Deadline: 7/3/15
6/5/15
6/5/15

Mother’s Keeper is proud to present the Art Will Set You Free Contest! When words fail us, art can help tell our story – triumphs, struggles, emotions, and...

Deadline: 7/4/15
6/8/15
6/8/15

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce a “Call to Artists/Photographers”:  for “Still Life II”  Cash Prizes Have Doubled - $1,500 in Cash and $6,825 Prizes...

Deadline: 7/6/15
6/24/15
6/24/15

Theme: Portrait Photography

Black Box Gallery will host a juried group photography exhibition on contemporary portrait photography. Pose and Gesture, Image and Identity, Documentary and...

Deadline: 7/8/15
6/4/15
6/4/15

Oregon artists will be considered for the Summer 2015 issue, on the theme “Safe." Please familiarize yourself with our publication (back issues viewable online at ...

Deadline: 7/8/15
6/18/15
6/18/15

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) seeks an artist or artist team to develop...

Deadline: 7/9/15
6/3/15
6/3/15

Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) has teamed up with our generous sponsor, Columbia Winery, to offer an exciting new opportunity for artists from the Pacific...

Deadline: 7/10/15
5/8/15
5/8/15

The appreciation of the human form has always been a prevalent subject matter within art. Whether it be a sculpture, an abstract portrayal, nude, clothed or simply posed Linus Galleries wants...

Deadline: 7/11/15
6/25/15
6/25/15

Art-Competition.net announces a Call to Artists for “RED” an Online Group Exhibition, ...

Deadline: 7/13/15
6/16/15
6/16/15

Given the long history of artists who have created work about nature and their environment, Navigating the Natural will highlight how artists are finding new ways to respond to...

Deadline: 7/13/15
6/25/15
6/25/15

Hood River Cultural Trust and the City of Hood River seek a qualified professional or firm to develop a Public Art Plan for the City of Hood River.

Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)...

Deadline: 7/15/15
3/23/15
6/18/15

Call To Artists

Artists Sought for "Art in the Rose Garden" 

  • Painters, Sculptors and Photographers
  • Brand new community...
EXTENDED deadline 7/15/15
6/11/15
6/11/15

The Art of Trade is a juried art exhibition showcasing artwork that celebrates life along the Columbia and Willamette rivers, the people and industries working on our waterfront, and...

Deadline: 7/15/15
6/5/15
6/5/15

The City of St. Helens Arts & Cultural Commission, in partnership with Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Highway Division, has announced a request for proposals (RFP) for illuminated...

Deadline: 7/15/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

The Land Mark Show is a juried exhibition that examines the intersection of mark-making and contemporary landscape, addressing the images, issues, and environments of our time. A...

Deadline: 7/15/15
5/1/15
5/1/15

Art will be exhibited on all floors of the George R. White Library and Learning Center at Concordia University and many display cases.  Exhibition is in conjunction with an exhibit of...

Deadline: 7/15/15
4/23/15
4/23/15

The new project is to explore solutions to environmental disasters as dying trees, pollution, environmental issues.  The project will leverage local and national artists artistic works to...

Deadline: 7/15/15
6/4/15
6/4/15

Arts of Clark County (AoCC) seeks an artist (or artist collaboration) to develop site-specific artwork for the Uptown Village area of Vancouver, Washington. AoCC seeks an artist whose work will...

Deadline: 7/17/15
5/8/15
5/8/15

Bunker Projects, an artist residency and experimental gallery program, is hosting it's second annual Performance Art Festival, to be held August 29th this summer. The festival ...

Deadline: 7/19/15
6/29/15
6/29/15

Sculpture Fix is pleased to present a call for entry to its international online group show Gold City Gaze. Sculpture Fix seeks artwork made from international artists living, working, and...

Deadline: 7/25/15
6/5/15
6/5/15

Still Lifes have been a traditional artform or study in presenting a singular object or a collection of various objects. Whether they be an assortment of random or related objects, their...

Deadline: 7/25/15
6/16/15
6/16/15

The call to artists for the Beaverton Arts Mix! (BAM!) is now open for artist submissions. BAM! is an art exhibition and sale held at the Beaverton City Library (12375 SW 5th Street in Beaverton...

Deadline: 7/27/15
6/11/15
6/11/15

For the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of Oregon Humanities, they want to hear your stories, ideas, thoughts, and arguments on the word “move.” Share your stories about moving on, moving...

Deadline: 7/27/15
6/29/15
6/29/15

​Artists are encouraged to explore the era that launched the now distinctive City of Sherwood, Oregon as it was prior to 1920, in submitted work.  To honor the city’s heritage and...

Deadline: 7/29/15
6/18/15
6/18/15

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will purchase artworks that represent the experience of communities of color, and of...

Deadline: 7/29/15
6/16/15
6/16/15

Kimberly Kent is accepting submissions for two-dimensional art for the interior space of The Barcelona at Beaverton, located in South West Beaverton, Oregon. All Pacific Northwest artists are...

Deadline: 7/31/15
6/9/15
6/9/15

Seeking proposals from artists and curators to present exhibitions beginning summer 2016. Solo and group exhibitions are welcome. They support art in all media and forms.

ELIGIBILITY This...

Deadline: 7/31/15
6/5/15
6/5/15

Limelight Wheels launches Design Contest to introduce Beautiful Bike Wheel Covers coming to Kickstarter 

GRAND PRIZE: Bike Dream Kit ($250 value) + exposure + if they get funded,...

Deadline: 7/31/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

Last year, The Beaverton Resource Guide (BRG) held a very successful Art & Poetry contest that raised over $200 for the Beaverton Library Foundation. For 2015, we hope to raise even more money...

Deadline: 7/31/15
6/29/15
6/29/15

A Phd student is  looking for art makers interested in participating in a research project about art making and environmental restoration.  The project will focus on adults (over 21)...

Deadline: 8/5/15
6/24/15
6/24/15

Theme: Landscape and Architecture

This juried group photography exhibition will examine contemporary landscape and architectural photography. What is the process and diversity of...

Deadline: 8/5/15
6/10/15
6/10/15

The roles of gender and sexuality vary from culture to culture. But, we are living through an increasingly global community awareness where progression for human rights equality is made at...

Deadline: 8/8/15
6/25/15
6/25/15

For many artists, the words of writer Wendell Berry ring true - “if you don’t know where you are, you don’t know who you are.” A sense of place can be an essential element...

Deadline: 8/14/15
7/1/15
7/1/15

Our open call for NEWSPACE NOW!: 2015 Members’ Salon is now up and running. All current members are welcome to participate in the exhibition! One work from each member will be selected to...

Deadline: 8/17/15
5/15/15
5/15/15

Seattle Sounders FC is looking for artists and fans alike to design an official, commemorative matchday poster for each home game this 2015 season. Each poster will become a part of Sounders FC...

Deadline: 8/19/15
5/6/15
5/6/15

Oregon Book Awards are available for original work published or produced in the following categories:

  • Poetry, including chapbooks of more than 20 pages in length....
Deadline: 8/28/15
6/30/15
6/30/15

PECOFacet, world leader in design, manufacturing and distribution of advanced filtration and separation systems, announces the I PECOFacet International Painting Competition. This competition...

Deadline: 8/31/15
6/19/15
6/19/15

The Melbourne Main Street and the City of Melbourne, FL invites fine artists to submit their artwork to the 22nd annual Melborune Main Street Fall Festival, this November 6–8. This year...

Deadline: 8/31/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

Art in the Park @ South Lake Union is an affordable open air art market geared to the millennials and surrounding neighborhood. The location can't be beat and the booth prices are a steal!...

Deadline: 8/31/15
5/1/15
5/1/15

The Guardino Gallery will be viewing art for consideration for their 2016 schedule.  Also looking for art for the Day of the Dead and Little Things for 2015. Call the...

Deadline: 8/31/15
3/24/15
3/24/15

12x16 gallery has been exhibiting contemporary art by members and guest artists for 10 years.  See the website below for examples of the art exhibited.  They are currently seeking...

Deadline: 8/31/15
7/1/15
7/1/15

The Diversity Resource Center (DRC) located in the Student Union of Mt. Hood Community College is offering exhibit space for artists engaged in topics including, but not limited to: social justice...

Deadline: 9/1/15
6/15/15
6/15/15

White Bird is looking for four talented artists to beautify their sandwich board signs! These sandwich boards appear at every Newmark Theatre and Lincoln Hall show. Selected artists will...

Work to be finished by: 9/1/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

Announcing a Call to Artists for the 2016 Multnomah Arts Center Gallery schedule of monthly juried exhibits.   Experienced and emerging artists living in Oregon or Washington (in the...

Deadline: 9/1/15
7/1/15
7/1/15

The Greater Denton (Texas) Arts Council announces the opening of its 2016 Call for Entries for the 29th annual Materials: Hard & Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and...

Deadline: 9/4/15
6/24/15
6/24/15

RE-THINKING CERAMICS: A regional juried art show of work from Oregon. Open to Oregon artists working with clay. 

Cash Awards:
    • ...

Deadline: 9/4/15
6/24/15
6/24/15

The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at Central Washington University, located in Ellensburg, Washington, will host the INTERSTATE juried exhibit. The exhibition is open to all media and subject matter....

Deadline: 9/4/15
6/24/15
6/24/15

Theme: Open Theme

Black Box Gallery is excited to announce an open themed juried group photo show. Show us your favorite photographic shots. Open to all themes and ideas, all methods and...

Deadline: 9/9/15
7/1/15
7/1/15

SM15 is an open call for artists to celebrate the small format in art. Inviting all artists and designers to submit works of art in any media and in any style no larger than 12”x12...

Deadline: 9/13/15
6/29/15
6/29/15

Sculpture Fix is pleased to present a call for entry to its international group show Global Glass 2015. Sculpture Fix seeks contemporary glass artwork for exhibit in Global Glass...

Deadline: 9/13/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

Do you have a secret? What deep place do you keep it? What does your soul whisper in the dark and where does that voice come from? Is it made up of your fantasies, dreams, desires, fears,...

Deadline: 9/13/15
6/10/15
6/10/15

This is the 9th annual Kissimmee Sculpture Experience and they are looking for amazing artists to take part. It is an outdoor exhibit and sculptures will placed around Downtown Kissimmee on...

Deadline: 9/18/15
7/2/15
7/2/15

Call for international entries for the 2015 images from a Glass Eye International Juried Photography Show, sponsored by the Tehama County Photo Club, Red Bluff, Ca. $2,650 in prizes. Open to all...

Deadline: 9/21/15
6/8/15
6/8/15

Call for Entries: LEAP is open to exceptionally talented graduate students and/or emerging artists who are beginning to receive recognition for their work, but are not currently represented...

Deadline: 9/30/15
6/17/15
6/17/15

PLEIN AIR @ WASHINGTON COUNTY 2015. Open to all plein air artists  to explore and paint the beauty
of Washington County, Oregon. Presented this year by Sequoia Gallery + Studios,...

Check in (7:30-9am) 10/1/15
6/12/15
6/12/15

Open to artists over the age of 18 residing in the United States, Canada and Mexico.  Entries must be original fine art prints in any media.  Image size may not exceed 60...

Deadline: 10/2/15
5/18/15
5/18/15

Basic Space Gallery is seeking visual artist to submit to the jury exhibition, “Silence Without”, occurring in November. This show is an attempt at redefining our language and...

Deadline: 10/4/15
5/14/15
5/14/15

The 13th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (BSDFF) is now accepting submissions! The festival will be taking place in Missoula, Montana  February 19-28, 2016.

BSDFF accepts...

Late deadline: 10/14/15
6/15/15
6/15/15

Vashon Allied Arts invites proposals from Northwest artists for art work in any media for 2016 Vashon Allied Arts Gallery monthly exhibitions. They are interested in exhibiting: painting,...

Deadline: 10/15/15
1/28/15
1/28/15

The competition for the Apocalypse Prize is a painting competition free and open to all during the year 2015.The Competition is divided into three divisions according to the age of the participant...

Deadline: 12/31/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and effect change around the world.  Embracing Our Differences invites...

Postmarked Deadline: 1/4/16
6/9/15
6/9/15

"The Free Art Machine" by Chicago The Beautiful. They  create walls of free art in unexpected places, each piece selected from artist submissions. Pieces are free to take...

No deadline
4/1/15
4/1/15

Gallery 114, a cooperative gallery located in the Pearl District is seeking innovative and talented artists to join our collective. Each of the artists has the opportunity to exhibit, individually...

No deadline
2/24/15
2/24/15

The Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC) located at 3800 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard inside Biggi Plaza, is seeking to showcase quarterly art displays by local artists. The space can...

Ongoing
2/18/14
1/15/15
Red Raven Gallery,440 ferry St. SE Salem,Oregon 97301. Right now they have member openings for but not limited to jewelers, furniture, ceramics and unique garden art.Members...
No deadline
11/15/13
11/15/13

SHELTERS: Whether it’s homemade, nature-made, diagrams, ideas and plans for a potential, photographs/paintings of your own, in the woods, in the city, underground, above ground, for humans,...

ongoing
10/8/13
10/8/13

The Planetary Path of Newberg, in partnership with the Ford Institute of Leadership Program, is developing a scale solar system in downtown Newberg, Oregon. Each planet will feature a common...

ongoing
9/3/13
9/3/13

North Bank Artists Community Project is seeking new members for its gallery located in downtown Vancouver WA. North Bank Artists Gallery is dedicated to bringing exceptional art to the local...

No deadline